ConnectWELL Link Workers

Location
Warwickshire
Salary
NHS Band 5 (from £24,214 dependent upon experience)
Posted
09 Aug 2019
Closes
21 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
See advert details

Warwickshire Community and Voluntary Action

is recruiting

ConnectWELL Link Workers

NHS Band 5 (from £24,214 dependent upon experience)

Up to 37 hours per week

Fixed term contracts

Exciting opportunities have arisen to join ConnectWELL’s award winning Social Prescribing programme. The Rugby & Warwickshire North Primary Care Networks and Warwickshire Community and Voluntary Action are working together to extend social prescribing provision for patients in the local areas. They are looking for proactive and committed individuals to join the small and friendly ConnectWELL Team. We are seeking 4x ConnectWELL Link Workers, one will be based in Rugby and the other three will be based in Warwickshire North. We are also seeking 2x Senior Link Workers, one will be based in Rugby and the other will be based in Warwickshire North.

These are great opportunities to join the fast expanding Social Prescribing sector with the government announcing funding for an England wide expansion of Social Prescribing by 2021.

ConnectWELL is a free service to help people improve their general health and wellbeing their way. It uses non-medical sources of community support, ConnectWELL offers the chance to find out about activities that can improve health and wellbeing, including: advice and information services, community groups, leisure activities, lunch clubs, self-help groups, specialist interest groups, sporting activities, and lots more.

Main duties will include developing relationships in the health and social care sector, referring individuals to voluntary and community opportunities, and recruiting and supporting volunteers with high quality experiences.

Excellent communication and organisational skills, the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team are essential for these roles.

To apply for the roles you are required to hold a driving licence and have use of a car for work purposes.

If you think you fit the brief for these exciting roles, please view the job opportunities below and apply as per the guidance.

Download an application pack from our website

No CVs please

 

Rugby Senior ConnectWELL Link Worker – Ref: WSCLWR/

Closing Date: Tuesday 20th August 2019 at 9am

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 26th August 2019

 

Rugby ConnectWELL Link Worker – Ref: WCLWR/

Closing Date: Tuesday 20th August 2019 at 9am

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 26th August 2019

 

Warwickshire North Senior ConnectWELL Link Worker – Ref: WSCLWN/

Closing Date: Wednesday 21st August 2019 at 9am

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 26th August 2019

 

Warwickshire North ConnectWELL Link Workers x3 – Ref: WCLWN/

Closing Date: Wednesday 21st August 2019 at 9am

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 26th August 2019

These posts will involve contact with vulnerable adults and is therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all convictions, spent or unspent must be declared and a DBS check will be undertaken.

WCAVA is a Registered Charity no. 1123402 and a Company Limited by Guarantee no. 06531268

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